Monthly Archives: February 2012

Embellished Burp Cloths

I’m hosting a baby shower this Saturday and made these cute burp cloths for the Mom-to-be. These kind of burp cloths are amazing! They are large and hold lots of spit up, perfect for new mommies. If you buy them just by themselves, they are very plain. With our large assortment of ribbon and fabric, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Bows

Last March, I was 8 months pregnant and crafting was getting difficult. So I did my favorite craft, making bows. And I made A LOT of them. In case you weren’t reading our blog last year, I thought I would share them with you and maybe give you some fresh ideas. Each bow will be […]

Posted in Examples: How We Layer Bows, Holiday, Holiday Craft Tutorials, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To, St. Patrick's Day, St. Patrick's Day | 7 Responses

Pretty Pinny Pincushion

The Ribbon Retreat carries a huge variety of patterns and we have some made to go up in our shop. I love seeing patterns made with different fabrics, and I figure that you do too. I’ll be sharing these cute items once a week. This week I have this cute pattern, Pretty Pinny Pincushion. I […]

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Accepting Tutorials

We have an exciting announcement for The Ribbon Retreat Blog! We love offering great tutorials for our customers and readers and would love to have you as a contributor! We are searching for high quality tutorials on bows, crafts, sewing projects, and so much more! If we have the products for a project you have […]

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Dinosaur Softie

Rawr means I love you in dinosaur and what’s not to love about this sweet dinosaur softie? It’s made with soft minky so it’s perfect for little ones to cuddle with. The ribbons add a cute touch and make it a great sensory toy for little hands. I made this little “rawr-rawr” for my cute […]

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Isabella Tote

The Ribbon Retreat carries a huge variety of patterns and we have some made to go up in our shop. I love seeing patterns made with different fabrics, and I figure that you do too. I’ll be sharing these cute items once a week. This week I have this cute pattern, Isabella Tote. This tote […]

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Organize Your Fabric

I love looking at my fabric! But it didn’t used to be that way… Does any one else’s fabric collection look like this? When I would look for one piece of fabric, I usually had to dig through a few boxes and make a mess in the process. And these boxes had been “neat” before, […]

Posted in Home Crafts, Organization | 16 Responses

New Products

We are always getting in fun new products! Our newsletters will let you know products that are new and some that are coming. I wanted to show you some of our newest products! They are beautiful and so fun! Here is a list of some of our newest products! Glimmer Tulle 2 New Sizes of […]

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Tulle Headband and a Ruffle Butt!

Dressing up little girls in ruffles and bows is fun any day and Valentine’s Day is no exception! Little girls and ruffles go together like peanut butter and jelly, am I right? This outfit and headband are perfect for Valentine’s Day, but don’t worry, you don’t have to wait until next year to make one […]

Posted in Baby Craft Ideas, Clothing Tutorials, Girls, Holiday, Holiday Craft Tutorials, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day | 5 Responses

February Link Party Winner!

And we have a winner! We had 140 fabulous links in our February Link Party! If you didn’t get a chance to see them all, check them out! I entered the numbers into Random.org and got #133! #133 is Sunflowers and Daisies with Valentine’s Day Small Bows! Congratulations Sunflowers and Daisies! Send me an email […]

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